Surround yourself in natural beauty in this magnificent estate on 77 acres. Nestled in the Pleasanton ridge, this custom designed home boasts approximately 8600 square feet of single level living, 7 bedrooms, 6.5 baths including an au pair/in-law suite and a 4 car attached garage. The finest materials and finishes and quality craftsmanship have been used throughout. Breathtaking views of Mt. Diablo and the entire valley can be viewed from nearly every room in this home.
For the collector and car enthusiast, is a separate detached 10 car museum quality garage with checkered flooring, central vacuum, heat and air. Two single car garages below with separate access road provide room for a total of 12 cars.
Centrally located in the foothills of Pleasanton, a vibrant San Francisco East Bay community of 75,000 residents, one can enjoy privacy without isolation. Pleasanton offers an exceptional quality of life and is a highly desirable community that offers top rated schools, ample shopping including a regional shopping, mall, an historic downtown district, an abundance of recreational experiences, year round activities, and plentiful arts and cultural events. It is one of the most prosperous mid-sized cities in the nation. In 2010, Pleasanton was named in Money magazine as one of the 100 Best Small Cities to Live in America AND USA Today in 2014 ranked Pleasanton #4 as one of "America's 50 Best Cities to Live in".
Downtown Pleasanton is quaint, alluring, authentic and comfortable. It is the true gathering place of the community. Free concerts in the park, year round farmer's market, and 45 events throughout the year including parades, wine strolls and car shows.
Pleasanton Unified School District (pleasantonusd.net) is highly recognized statewide as an excellent school system and one of the main reasons why families are drawn to this area.There are 9 elementary schools, 3 middle schools and 2 high schools. Niche ranked Pleasanton schools #14 out of 822 as the "Best Public Schools in California", as well as #21 of 415 "Best Suburbs to Raise a Family".
There are ample shopping opportunities. Stoneridge Regional Mall with Nordstrom's and Macy's as their anchor stores has 165 stores. The San Francisco Premium Designer outlets include 180 luxury shops. Opening this spring is the new Pacific Pearl Mall including 30 restaurants and shops. Ranch 99 is the main anchor grocery store.
Transportation is easily accessible with freeways 580/680 going to San Francisco or Silicon Valley. San Francisco and San Jose airports can be reached in 45 minutes during non-commute hours and Oakland airport in 30 minutes. Pleasanton has two train systems. The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) has two stations both going to SF and Oakland airport. The ACE train (Altamont Corridor Express) is a commuter train running from Stockton to San Jos
Pleasanton offers comprehensive medical facilities including emergency room, long term care and medical offices. Stanford Valley Care Health System, Kaiser Permanente and John Muir Health outpatient center are all available for your health needs.
Parks and recreation have so much to offer. There are 45 parks and 24 miles of trails and over 800 acres of undeveloped open space. For the wine connoisseur, the Livermore Valley offers more than 50 wineries and events to enjoy throughout the year. And, for the serious golfer, there are many local golf courses designed by Jack Nicklaus, Robert Trent Jones, and Greg Norman.
Pleasanton has been successful in attracting a number of corporate headquarters, such as Workday, Safeway, Blackhawk Network Holdings, Shaklee and Patelco Credit Union. Other companies with major operations include Hitachi High Technologies, Cisco Systems, Clorox, Roche Molecular, Applied Biosystems, EMC and Symantec. Top employers are Kaiser Permanente, Workday, Safeway and Oracle.
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